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St Andrews Links

Pilmour House, St Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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A golfing Mecca for the most accomplished golfer to the enthusiastic amateur, a trip to St Andrews Links is one which realises the ultimate dream for golfers worldwide. From the iconic Swilcan Bridge on the Old Course to Tom Morris’s masterful architecture on the New Course, St Andrews Links has developed over 600 years to become one of the most famous locations in golf. Perhaps most fascinating however, is the fact that all seven courses at St Andrews Links are public and open to everyone. St Andrews Links is the largest public golfing complex in Europe. From the terrifying sight of Hell Bunker on the Old Course to the gentle slopes of the Balgove, the Home of Golf has become the ultimate golfing destination for all ages and abilities. The three championship courses; the Old Course, New Course and Jubilee Course run parallel to each other along the famous St Andrews Links West Sands of St Andrews. Nestled on the opposite side of the Links are the Eden, Strathtyrum and the only nine hole course, the Balgove. A five minute drive from town is the seventh course, the award winning Castle Course which offers dramatic views over St Andrews from its spectacular cliff top location. Away from the course, explore the fantastic facilities St Andrews Links has to offer. Learn the game where it was first played at the St Andrews Links Golf Academy. The Academy offers first-class tuition from PGA-Qualified St Andrews Links professionals and is home the only Callaway Performance Centre (custom-fit) in Scotland. The driving range has over 60 bays, including 22 indoors, and a landing zone which is over 400 yards long. All mats are air cushioned, and five bays include the Power Tee automated system. There is short game area, which includes a replica of Road Bunker, and a putting green, once the second on the Eden Course and regarded as one of the finest in St Andrews. Shop our fantastic range of official merchandise from our five retail stores, the Old Course Shop, the 18th Green Shop, the Links Clubhouse Shop, the Castle Course shop and the oldest golf shop in the world – Tom Morris. Finally relax in the Swilcan Restaurant in the Links Clubhouse, The Eden Clubhouse or the Castle Course Clubhouse with a wee dram as you reflect on your visit to the Home of Golf.
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Pilmour House, St Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
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+44 1334 466666
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very crowded with tourist buses, etc. But you must see the course and the beach. Have lunch at the clubhouse.

Thank Jewels1698
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

seen many tournaments played here including the open on TV. visiting this place has a different experience and feeling and i highly recommend this place for golf aficionados

Thank teo a
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Golfers Mecca, need we say more. Just walking the grounds makes you feel a passion for the sport. The terrain is unlike any other.

Thank c27balstro
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is every golfers ambition to play The Old Course at St. Andrews. To do so, one experiences what can only be described as a process akin to the Spanish Inquisition. If one is unsuccessful in the daily ballot, then the next process is to...More

Thank Miloj
Reviewed 4 days ago

Playing the Old Course is a dream for most avid golfers. St. Andrews links provides an incredible experience from the outstanding courses, huge practice facility and historic charm of the town and University. On Sundays, the course is closed for play but open for picnics...More

Thank ArcherLN
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A highly educational and entertaining guided walk around the 1st, 17th and 18th holes, including the Swilcon Bridge. Plenty of photo opportunities and you even get a souvenir golf ball and score card for the 10 pound fee. Great value!

Thank steve_fossil
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am not a huge golfer but loved going to St. Andrews old course. What an experience and someplace I am glad I spent the time visiting. Watching the tournaments on TV just do not do it justice. Well worth taking the drive to St....More

Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Purchased a 3 playing day pass to be used over 7 days. Played the Jubilee Course, The Castle Course and the New Course.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We played 3 courses including Old, New & Castle in last few days. Each has own attractiveness. Old is classic & natural, holes lane are crossover, we need to take care other team playing together, you can hear quite many shouting of "ball". The tourist...More

Thank clui888
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband, father-in-law, and I visited and played the Eden Course. If you are a fan of golf, playing one of the courses is a must. Even if you aren't a golf fan, the tour is fantastic and offers bits of local, sport, and cultural...More

Thank Erica B
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Allen W
20 February 2017|
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Response from LisaCameron | Property representative |
Hi Allen, Ronald is correct in saying pictures are allowed at controlled intervals during breaks in play.
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frank e
6 October 2016|
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Response from BuchananTravellers | Reviewed this property |
I have not heard of this before. I have heard that some of the locals at Troon in the bar might do a deal to sign you in.
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Dennis S
15 September 2016|
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There are 1-hour guided tours of the Old Course every day at 11am and 2pm until October 2nd. It is also possible to book a private tour at a time to suit you at any time of year. More details on the Links Trust... More
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